In March 2018, we published an article titled "What Can the Law Do About 'Deepfake'?", discussing the proliferation of deepfake videos and several
In November 2017, videos began appearing on www.reddit.com featuring celebrities' faces superimposed onto actors and actresses in pornographic
There are few cases in which a plaintiff has succeeded in a claim that its copyright in an architectural work has been infringed. Those plaintiffs
The Lainco case, which awarded nearly $750,000 for the infringement of copyright in an architectural work, is a warning to those involved in
Often a start-up company's most valuable asset is its intellectual property ("IP") portfolio. The forms of IP that make up its portfolio will depend
On December 23, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a unanimous and long-awaited judgment, in the matter opposing Claude Robinson against
After several failed attempts, the federal government has finally passed copyright reform legislation, namely Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act.
A recent decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court, discussed widely for its application of internet and intellectual property law, also contains some legal implications that Canadian employers should be aware of.
In Louis Vuitton and Burberry v Singga Enterprises, the Federal Court has delivered a stern warning to those engaging in counterfeiting luxury goods in Canada by awarding an aggregate of $1.98 million in damages for trade-mark and copyright infringement and a further $0.5 million in punitive damages.
A decision rendered on November 12, 2010, by Justice Phelan of the Federal Court (Steven v SNF Maritime Metal Inc, 2010 FC 1137) sheds some light on the types of damages an applicant can claim following a conclusion by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "Commissioner") that the Applicant had been the victim of a breach of privacy pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").